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Southern Cemetery

Next 2017 Tours: Sat 28 Jan (2pm), Sat 27 May (2pm).
Meet: at the Cemetery Gates (opposite James Hilton Memorials), 245 Barlow Moor Road (Barlow Moor Road Metrolink stop, 5 minutes walk away).

New Manchester Walks can now take you around Southern Cemetery, final resting place of some of the greats of Manchester history.

The guide is Ed Glinert, author of “London’s Dead” (published by HarperCollins), who has turned his attention to the graves and memories of Matt Busby, John Rylands, Joe Sunlight, Daniel Adamson, Tony Wilson and L. S. Lowry, as we explore Britain’s biggest graveyard.

Southern Cemetery (1)Southern Cemetery - Rylands graveSouthern Cemetery - Matt Busby Grave